Once a farmer took some chili seeds to Anaheim, California – where they were cultivated and the chilies grew very well... for this reason that type of chili is known as Anaheim pepper.
The Anaheim pepper also has its dried version. This type of chili can be found in the southern states of United States but they also abound in Sonora and Chihuahua, where this salsa is prepared that you are about to discover.
In this recipe the peculiar flavor of the dried Anaheim pepper is mixed with a few more ingredients that help to give strength to the whole preparation. Also oregano and vinegar is used that give a condimented touch to the salsa and lastly you will always be able to feel the slight hotness of the dried Anaheim pepper. It is not an elaborated salsa, its consistency is vey liquid and it also has a very appetizing color.
The best application of the dried Anaheim pepper salsa is to bath dishes. Then when you want to give another flavor to some chilaquiles or to some enchiladas, use this salsa. It can also be used to season shredded beef or some burritos. Enjoy it!
About the Recipe
It is not complicated to make the dried Anaheim pepper salsa, you only have to work a little.
If you don’t find the dried Anaheim peppers they can be substituted for 20 guajillo peppers (7 oz) and you will get a very similar result.
To make the recipe you will need about 15 minutes.